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Blues open training camp without Jaden Schwartz

ST. LOUIS -- It's just about time to start getting worried about Blues forward Jaden Schwartz. He officially became a holdout Friday afternoon, when St. Louis held the first practice of training camp without the 22-year-old left winger responsible for 25 goals and 31 assists last season. Only Alexander Steen, T.J. Oshie and David Backes contributed more points for the Blues....
Via Fox Sports Midwest
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Schwartz a no-show as Blues report to training camp

Blues forward Jaden Schwartz remains unsigned and did not report to training today with the rest of the team. Schwartz was a no-show as his contract dispute with the club continues. "We've had dialogue recently," Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said. "But I don't know when he's going to be here. He's not here today, I don't expect him here...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jaden Schwartz Still Unsigned In St. Louis

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, Blues forward Jaden Schwartz, 22, is a restricted free agent coming off his entry-level deal and remains unsigned. Because Schwartz has played only two NHL seasons (which includes the lockout-shortened year) and doesn't have arbitration rights, obviously there's only so much he can ask for. While neither side in the negotiation wanted...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaden Schwartz And The St. Louis BluesAre Not Close To A New Contract

from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Dispatch, Schwartz’s agent, Wade Arnott, and Blues general manager Doug Armstrong have held lengthy discussions in recent weeks, but agree they are not close on a contract extension. “We remain significantly apart on our respective positions at this point,” Arnott said Wednesday. “I understand their position, they understand...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jaden Schwartz and Blues “significantly apart” on new contract

Jeremy Rutherford reports that the St. Louis Blues and Jaden Schwartz are still pretty far apart in their contract negotiations. This has been the case for the better part of the last few months, but now the heat is on to get a deal done in time for training camp. Rutherford’s report, seen here, details that talks are continuing but the focus has shifted from a long-term extension...
Via Frozen Notes
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues, Schwartz 'significantly apart' on contract extension

The agent for Jaden Schwartz and the Blues agree on one thing: they are not close on a contract extension for the restricted free-agent forward. Two weeks remain before the start of training camp on Sept. 18 and Schwartz remains the lone unsigned player on the roster. "I would characterize it as the discussions are ongoing," Wade Arnott, Schwartz's agent, told the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A couple of updates on Jaden Schwartz

Some Blues fans are a little bit concerned that Jaden Schwartz still doesn’t have a new contract. Rest assured, Blues fans. A couple of reports from Jeremy Rutherford’s chat with fans may put your mind at ease. When asked for an update on Schwartz, Rutherford responded: “I have heard nothing new recently. Doug Armstrong is vacationing as we speak. I would think mid-August is...
Via Frozen Notes
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues working to sign Jaden Schwartz

Doug Armstrong recently held a chat with Blues fans and he shed a little bit of light on the negotiations with Jaden Schwartz. To date, we really haven’t heard much about Schwartz, but Armstrong states that the team is in the initial process of figuring out a new contract for the forward. Armstrong’s comments, via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “We’re in the initial process...
Via Frozen Notes
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues’ Jaden Schwartz to switch number to honor late sister

When the St. Louis Blues take the ice for the 2014-15 season, one player will be looking a bit different. That player is left winger Jaden Schwartz who has chosen to switch from his previous number 9 jersey to the recently vacated number 17.  Vladimir Sobotka was the previous holder of the number 17 and he left for the KHL. The reason Schwartz will switch numbers is because the...
Via Around The Rink
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaden Schwartz could be the X factor for the Blues in the playoffs

ST. LOUIS -- "I'm ready," Jaden Schwartz said Tuesday morning following the Blues' optional practice at the St. Louis Mills. The words hung in the air for a bit. The young forward's proclamation to the media surrounding his locker stall went without a response at first, as reporters fiddled with their recording devices. But Schwartz, who was sitting and untying...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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